Tinée

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Tinée
St-Étienne-de-Tinée.jpg
Location
CountryFrance
Physical characteristics
Source 
 - locationMaritime Alps
 - elevation2,700 m (8,900 ft)
Mouth 
 - locationVar River
 - coordinates43°54′42″N 7°11′7″E / 43.91167°N 7.18528°E / 43.91167; 7.18528 (Var-Tinée)Coordinates: 43°54′42″N 7°11′7″E / 43.91167°N 7.18528°E / 43.91167; 7.18528 (Var-Tinée)
Length70 km (43 mi)
Basin features
ProgressionVarMediterranean Sea

The Tinée is a river that flows through the Alpes-Maritimes department of southeastern France. Its source is on the east side of the Col de la Bonette, in the Maritime Alps. It flows through Saint-Étienne-de-Tinée, Isola and Saint-Sauveur-sur-Tinée, and it flows into the Var near Utelle. The Guercha and the Vionène are its tributaries.

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